Otometry, Basic Concepts

Basic Principles for Hearing Aid Prosthetic Purposes Otometric principles, for hearing aid prosthetic purposes, deal primarily with the physics and acoustics of the hearing mechanism, requirements to identify otometry as a scientific approach to hearing aid selection. Last week’s post reviewed the differences between audiometry and otometry, setting the stage for this week’s further differentiation. 1. Prosthetic…

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History of Acoustic Impedance Measurement

At the AudiologyNOW! 2013 meeting in Anaheim, a group of us (Robert Margolis, Charles Berlin, Jay Hall, and myself) were invited to make a presentation on the History of Audiology (hearing testing, hearing aids, and vestibular testing).  The following is the second part of the presentation on the “History of Audiology.” Presented in the format…

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